Low Coolant Sensor

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by 97JF, Mar 28, 2015.

  1. 97JF

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    Anyone know where I can get a replacement coolant sensor that goes on the coolant tank ? My low coolant light won't go out

    If not if I disconnected the sensor would the light definitely go out ? Thanks
     
  2. DeepList

    DeepList Administrator Admin SN95 Supporter

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    Disconnecting the sensor will cause the light to go out, but before doing that, or spending money on a new one, you could try cleaning it. Sometimes they get crusty crud on them and it make the light stay on, even when the coolant level is fine.
     
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    mcglsr2 Well-Known Member SN95 Supporter

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    Try cleaning with some sandpaper. Like DeepList said, they get a build-up of corrision on them. Take a look at the two metal contacts - if they are kind of dull, and have a green-ish tint to them, you have some corrosion on there. Hit them with some light sandpaper action.

    If you want to replace it, check out LMR, they probably have a replacement.
     
  4. Twista

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    I bought a replacement and my light still on. Was told the coolant in the tank is too dirty.

    * Sent from tapatalk while sitting on the toilet at work*
     
  5. mcglsr2

    mcglsr2 Well-Known Member SN95 Supporter

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    Hmm....your coolant would have to be *really* dirty to not conduct some electricity between the metal bits on the sensor. Maybe a wiring issue?